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The library service of South Dublin County Council. We love books, we love information, in fact we love a lot of things! Tell us what you love!
The library service of South Dublin County Council. We love books, we love information, in fact we love a lot of things! Tell us what you love!

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Some gorgeous photos from yesterday's launch of Children's Book Festival - with Laureate na nOg Niamh Sharkey who did a giant doodle with children from Tallaght and all over the country. The event was held in Tallaght Library and via a Google+ Hangout to 9 other locations. Brilliant!
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We are thrilled to announce that booking is now open for TEDxTallaght: When Stories Collide. The MCs for the event are the wonderful Darragh Doyle & Shane Gillen. The line-up this year is fantastic, we’ll be joined by Maureen Gaffney, Catriona Crowe, Michael Rossney, Paul Lee, Cathal Garvey, Jo Verrent and Paul Smith. Topics covered include Bio-Hacking, Family Secrets Uncovered, Psychology, 3D Modelling, Sportsmanship & Diasbility. The Twitter hashtag for the event is #TEDxTallaght – use it to tweet about the event, but also use it to hook up with other interesting people who might be in a position work with you on a particular innovative project.
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We are thrilled to announce our inaugural Red Line Book Festival...save the dates and book early to avoid disappointment!
www.redlinebookfestival.com
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Ahead of our live simulcast to #TEDGlobal in Tallaght Library on June 27th, take a read of Michael Rossney aka The Energy Coach blogging for us about the culture of TED, how TEDxTallaght can reach it's best potential...and how you can help that happen! http://www.tedxtallaght.com/?p=512
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Ruaille Buaille: A Children's Music Festival....From Bodhran to Opera workshops, performances and much more, Lucan will be abuzz in June for this wonderful Children's Music Festival. Take a look at what's on!
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Join us @SDCCLIbraries on Twitter for WorldBookNight2012 #WBNSport where we will be discussing Sports Books and Sportsmanship with Great Sportsmanship Programme author Paul Smith @GTSportsmanship. We'll have 25 copies of The Damned United by David Peace to give away on the night & 15 copies of Great Moments of Sportsmanship. So hop onto Twitter from 8pm on Monday 23rd April and join in the chat at #WBNSport
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Competition Time! #BookWin Be in with a chance to win a beautiful boxset of The World of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. This would be a wonderful gift for any child. Just share with us your favourite children's book or story that you like reading with your children/nieces/nephews/friends & follow us on Facebook or Twitter or Google+ and that's it...you're in with a chance to win! Please share.
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TED Full Spectrum will be streamed Live from California to Tallaght onWednesday February 29th - a unique opportunity not to be missed. All welcome, drop in and out at your leisure from 4.30pm
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This month's competition: List for us eight services that we provide plus one service you think we should provide and you could win 10 Michael Connelly books. Post your answers below and share to be in with a chance to win!
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